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SIDS SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME 50 of 100k babies 30 of 100k babies O MONTH 12 MONTH Age AU Most SIDS deaths occur when in babies between 1 month and 4 months of age, and the majority (90%) of SIDS deaths occur before a baby reaches 6 months of age. USA 55 of 100k babies 20 of 100k babies SIDS Rate by Country ( 2012 ) SIDS by race/ethnicity Infant death cause White 0.548 / 1000 1 SIDS 3 African-American 1.007 / 1000 SIDS is the third leading cause of infant death. (U.S., 2011) American Indian or Alaska Native 1.192 / 1000 American indians or Alaska native babies 2.2 times more likely to death from SIDS. African-American babies 1.8 times more likely to death from SDIS. (U.S., 2009) Back to sleep 50% Smoke Since the Back to sleep campaign started in 1994, the overall SIDS rates have decreased by 50% 3.5x 2x Both Mother Father If both parents smoke, baby's SIDS risk is 3.5 times greater than if neither parent smokes. If mother smokes baby's risk is 2 times greater. If father smokes baby's risk is 1.5 times greater. 40x Sleep in an adult bed Babies who sleep in an adult bed have a 40 times greater risk of SIDS. Sharing a room 50% Sharing a room (Not a bed) with your baby can decrease the risk of SIDS by 50%. 5x 21x Unsafe sleep environments Sleep on tummy Soft bedding Both 87% Babies who sleep on their tummies have a 5 times greater risk of SIDS. Babies who sleep on soft bedding have a 5 times greater risk of SIDS. Babies who sleep on their tummies on top of soft bedding have a 21 times greater risk of SIDS. 87% of SIDS deaths occurred in unsafe sleep environments, only 13% were found in a crib. Breastmilk 3х Normal weight Low weight 60% Babies born at low birth weight are over 3 times more at risk of SIDS than babies born at a normal bir th weight Infants who received any breastmilk for any duration, the likelihood of SIDS was 60% lower. Parents age Girls Boys 2.5x Under 20 20-35 40.9% 59.1% Almost 60% of unexplained infant deaths were boys in U.S., 2004. The risk of sids is 2.5 times higher in babies born to younger parents (under the age of 20) than those born to parents aged 20-35. (UK, 2012) Do's Don'ts Don't use pillows, blankets, bumper, toys, soft bedding Firm sleeping surface Sleepers or Sleep sack Don't let sleeping on the tummy or side Sleep on his/her back Pacifier at sleep time Don't let sleeping baby with head covered х Comfortable room temp Don't smoke before birth or after or nearby Baby nearby Sleep in crib Never sleep in adult bed References: /nvsró1/nvsról_06.pdf http://www.nichd / SIDS /pages/fastfacts.aspx /sids-statistics.html /Pages/progress.aspx /baby/news/20110613 /breastfeeding-cuts-sids-risk http://www.healthandwelfare.idaha gov /Portals/0/Health/Statistics/Misc% 20Reports/SIDSFactSheet.pdf http: // /fast-facts-about-sids-protect-your-baby http://baby /facts-sudden-infant-death-syndrome /5049.pdf http: // content/early/2012/03/21/peds. 2011-1419.abstract http: // /topics/parenting/child-rearing-and-development / bringing-baby-home /how-smaking-harms-babies/4-ways Copyright © 2014 O


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You may already know that SIDS Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or crib death also know as cot death is one of the leading cause of child death. This is a strange death when a healthy baby dies, without a...




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